I Lost My Body review; The best animated film of 2019.

I Lost My Body is one of this year’s more profound films. Its creative use of animation brilliantly expounds on surprisingly deep and abstract themes of fate, choice and personal agency. The main narrative unfolds alongside the metaphysical journey of the ‘moving hand’, combining the brutal corporeal realities of life with a whimsical sense of…

Joker review; “You wouldn’t get it”

Happy Christmas Eve everyone! For this special day, I’m going to review a special film that I’ve been wanting to do a review on for some time. Enjoy. Joker’s shocking brutality and gritty allegory of mental disability, socio-economic disparity and class warfare places it as one of the most subversive comic-book movies of all time….

Honey Boy review; A transcendent story of trauma

In Alma Ha’rel’s intensely personal Honey Boy, Shia LaBeouf plays his own emotionally broken and abusive father. In vicariously projecting his pain for us to see, he transforms this film into therapy for him and for those of use who grew up with a difficult childhood. Shia LaBeouf’s brave honesty and Alma Ha’rel’s sensitive treatment…

Dolemite Is My Name review; And the film has got me feeling anew

Dolemite Is My Name is absolutely rambunctious. There has not been a movie in such a long time that has me physically jamming, rooting, clapping and slapping; The feeling is almost spiritual and I can’t lie. It is a whole load of fun and one of the few movies that I can’t wait to immediately…